This book answers these questions and is designed to offer nursing students a comprehensive introduction to and foundation in interprofessional practice. Chapters will help the student nurse understand the reasons behind the changing face and redesign of many services in health and social care, and their own role in the emerging interprofessional partnerships and teams.
Chapter 10: Nursing and Multi-Professional Leadership
Nursing and Multi-Professional Leadership
By reading this chapter you should be able to:
- define leadership and assess the suitability of specific leadership styles for multi-professional working and teamwork
- identify a range of leadership strategies to support the development and growth of a team and its members
- review solutions to the challenges that multi-professional leadership present
- reflect on the application of these solutions and strategies for your own leadership practice.
In reaching the final part of this book you will already have gained knowledge of a number of critical elements of good practice in a multi-professional context. You may even be applying some of them in practice and in your assessed coursework. Your reading and reflection on the reasons for collaboration will have given you a multitude of ...